(Sporting Alert) — The FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament gets underway on Thursday with four games, as some of the world’s best young players gear up to showcase their talents.
The Game Schedule
Brazil vs Slovakia (Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Stadium, 9:00 ET)
UAE vs Honduras (Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Stadium, 12:00 ET)
Uruguay vs New Zealand (Ras Al Khaimah, Emirates Stadium, 9:00 ET)
Ivory Coast vs Italy (Ras Al Khaimah, Emirates Stadium, 12:00 ET)
The action will start in Group A and Group B, with the opening kick-offs sees Brazil taking on Slovakia at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, in Abu Dhabi, while 2011 runners-up Uruguay and New Zealand will open in Ras Al Khaimah at Emirates Stadium.
UAE face Honduras at Sheikh Zayed Stadium and Ivory Coast against Italy at Emirates Stadium are the other games down on the schedule Thursday’s opening day.
Live Streaming of every game will be on ESPN3.com, with the action starting at 8:48 ET.
The Ivory Coast vs. Italy has been selected as the match of the day, while the player to watch on the opening day of action is Brazilian attacker Gabriel.